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Coal Dust on Your Feet: The Rise, Decline, and Restoration of an Anthracite Mining Town

History


by
Janet MacGaffey

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 334 pages

File size: 11.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Coal Dust on Your Feet is an historical ethnography covering a century and a half, looking at the lives and struggles of the immigrants who came to work in the Pennsylvania anthracite mines. It is an historical ethnography of interest to anthropologists, sociologists, scholars of urban studies, labor historians, and the people of the coal region, enlivened by personal accounts and life histories, and contributing to the literature on community and sense of place.

Coal Dust on Your Feet is an historical ethnography covering a century and a half, looking at the lives and struggles of the immigrants who came to work in the Pennsylvania anthracite mines. It is an historical ethnography of interest to anthropologists, sociologists, scholars of urban studies, labor historians, and the people of the coal region, enlivened by personal accounts and life histories, and contributing to the literature on community and sense of place.… (more)

Coal Dust on Your Feet is an historical ethnography covering a century and a half, looking at the lives and struggles of the immigrants who came to work in the Pennsylvania anthracite mines. It is an historical ethnography of interest to anthropologists, sociologists, scholars of urban studies, labor historians, and the people of the coal region, enlivened by personal accounts and life histories, and contributing to the literature on community and sense of place.

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